Thursday January 20, 2000
US date format: 1/20/2000, UK date format: 20/1/2000
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include James McGrath and Hannah Blair.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to What A Girl Wants by Christina Aguilera.
In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits.
Happy Accidents, directed by Brad Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000
while The New New Thing by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Something in the Air.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing BCV: Battle Construction Vehicles or Doushin: Same Heart.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 20, 2000?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
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- In Belgrade, around 10,000 people attend the funeral of Arkan. He is buried at the Belgrade's New Cemetery with military honors by his volunteers and with funeral rites.
- A digital cable and satellite network dedicated to the soap operas, SOAPnet, begins re-airing soaps that originally aired on ABC, NBC and CBS.
- Table Mountain Fire (2000): After four days, the veld fire is put out. Over 10,000 ha were burned across the Western Cape, in South Africa.
- After four days, the veld fire is put out. Over 10,000 ha were burned across the Western Cape, in South Africa.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 20, 2000?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Christina Aguilera - What A Girl Wants
- Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
- Santana - Smooth
- Brian McKnight - Back At One
- Blaque - Bring It All To Me
- Marc Anthony - I Need To Know
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Hot Boyz
- Jessica Simpson - I Wanna Love You Forever
- Eiffel 65 - Blue (Da Ba Dee)
- Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Westlife - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun
- Artful Dodger featuring Craig David - Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta
- S Club 7 - Two In A Million / You're My Number One
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Alice Deejay - Back In My Life
Top #10 R&B songs
- Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, EVE & Q-Tip - Hot Boyz
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Jagged Edge - He Can't Love U
- Montell Jordan - Get It On Tonite
- Kevon Edmonds - 24/7
- Destiny's Child - Say My Name
- Guy - Dancin'
- Mint Condition - If You Love Me
- Joe - I Wanna Know
- Ginuwine - None Of Ur Friends Business
Sport Games on January 20, 2000
- Denver Nuggets - Houston Rockets : 115 - 122
- Detroit Pistons - New Jersey Nets : 120 - 122
- Orlando Magic - Sacramento Kings : 103 - 111
- Philadelphia 76ers - Charlotte Hornets : 100 - 109
- Seattle SuperSonics - Milwaukee Bucks : 104 - 96
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 20If January 20, 2000 is your birthday you're 20 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 10 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $85.19
- Apple AAPL: opens at $115.50
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $107.06
- General Electric GE: opens at $149.06
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.00